Section 3 Policy

Section 3 Policy

Section 3 Requirements

Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) that is regulated by the provisions of 24 CFR 75. Section 3 regulations ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall, to the greatest extent feasible, and consistent with existing Federal, State and local laws and regulations, be directed to low- and very low-income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government assistance for housing, and to business concerns which provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons.

For details on how the LHA is implementing the Section 3 provision, please access the LHA Section 3 Policy here.

To find out more information on SEC 3 requirements and to register on HUD’s Section 3 Opportunity Portal please visit:


Once you have registered send us a copy of the approved application To: [email protected] Subject: Approved Section 3 Business.


Name: Sherry Giblin

Designation: Chief Financial Officer

Phone: 978-364-5309

Fax: 866-547-0474

Email: [email protected]